KIA is preparing a large electric SUV called EV9. And gradually more and more information about the new KIA EV9 is leaking.
What is known today? First, that it will be a large electric SUV, which will be built on the E-GMP platform. Secondly, the company has already started active tests of the KIA EV9 – because the launch of the KIA EV9 is expected as soon as this year, although the electric car itself will be marked with a 2024 model year. Thirdly, the general outlines of the design and interior are known, which was revealed through the concept car.
And now Carscoops has released its own rendering image of the KIA EV9 design and a list of available versions of the model. In total, five variants of the KIA EV9 electric car are expected: rear or all-wheel drive, standard or large battery, 6- or 7-seat interior. Rear-wheel drive versions will offer about 200 horsepower, four-wheel drive versions – twice as much. The claimed autonomous driving range will be between 220 miles (354 km) and 290 miles (467 km) depending on the version. The most powerful version of the KIA EV9 will take 5.2 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph.
The list of equipment includes: light-alloy wheels (19/20/21-inch), a panoramic roof, the option of autonomous control, V2L and V2G technologies (that is, the possibility of powering from the battery of an electric car). Even the estimated cost is known: from $56,000 to $73,000. Well, is it worth buying?